H.R.4070 - To restore veterans tobacco-related benefits as in effect before the enactment of the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century.105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Frank, Barney [D-MA-4] (Introduced 06/17/1998)|
|Committees:||House - Veterans' Affairs; Budget|
|Latest Action:||06/17/1998 Referred to the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and in addition to the Committee on the Budget, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.|
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Summary: H.R.4070 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (06/17/1998)
Repeals a Federal provision which prohibits a veteran's disability or death from being considered to have resulted from a personal injury suffered or a disease contracted in the line of duty on the basis that it resulted from the use of tobacco products during the veteran's military, naval, or air service.
Prohibits the Director of the Office of Management and Budget from making any estimate of changes in direct spending outlays under provisions of the Balanced Budget and Emergency Deficit Control Act of 1985 (Gramm-Rudman-Hollings Act) for any fiscal year resulting from the enactment of this Act.